Donald Wayne Stoner (email@example.com)
Embedded Systems Engineer / Project Manager
Lakewood, CA 90713
2007-Present: Real-Life Wizard
Master controller of the universe's invisible forces to accomplish what
is commonly understood to be impossible. Projects include Levitation Arts
Levitator and Rubik's TouchCube.
Presently drafting an answer to the question, Who designed God?
99 Dollar Computer.Com, Buena Park, CA
C.T.O. Responsible for all technical aspects of bringing new products
to production. Includes hardware and software design, circuit board design
and production, enclosure design and production, final assembly and testing,
1999-2004: Mattel Toys Inc.,
El Segundo, CA
Designed electronic hardware and firmware for high-end electronic toys.
Barbie Says, Hot Wheels Formula Fuelers) Processors include
SunPlus SPC series microprocessors (a single chip
6502 derivative) and the EMC EM58000 series single chip 4-bit controllers.
Developed high level languages for both chips to reduce code development
time. Did PCB layout for in-house rapid prototypes. Did technical writing.
1980-1999: Self Employed, Lakewood, CA
Designed electronic hardware and firmware for point-of-sale
equipment, high end sonar, optical disc mastering equipment, test equipment,
power metering equipment, and automated production equipment. Processors
include 80X86, 8051, 8085, 6502, Z80 families. Developed several special
application computer languages and CAD systems to accomplish job-specific
goals within required constraints of hardware-resources, time and performance.
Also did PCB layout for prototype and low quantity production runs. Did
technical and patent writing.
1979-1980: TwoPi, Anaheim, CA
Wrote 2901 4-bit slice microcode test routines for IBM mainframe
compatible disk storage system.
M.C.A. Laboratories (DiscoVision), Torrance, CA
Member of the team that invented the optical disc (those were the first "CDs" and "DVDs" for you young guys.) Wrote the firmware
for the first
optical-disc players and readers. F8/3870 family microprocessor.
Project engineer for the first digital-audio mastering and playback systems.
1972-1975: Self Employed, Long Beach, CA
Designed and built sound and closed-circuit video systems for large
4,611,996 Game-rewarding computer-assisted teaching system.
4,768,195 Automatic TTL/CMOS integrated circuit identifier/tester.
7,448,935 Mattel Hot Wheels Formula Fuelers
1970-1972 California State U. Long Beach, B.S. Physics/mathematics
1968-1970 Long Beach City College, Physics/chemistry/mathematics
A New Look at an Old Earth,
Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, OR, 1997,
Examines the Christian age-of-the-earth debate from perspectives of cosmology,
geology, and the ancient Hebrew Biblical documents.
Instrumental music & composition. LINUX. Unusual computer
system design. Thought puzzles -- raw score of 32 on
Society and Epimetheus Society membership
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